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Review: could Losartan potassium cause High blood pressure?
Summary: High blood pressure is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 11,780 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 800 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,121 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,152,135 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 11,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 800 people (6.79%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||25.23%||22.43%||5.61%||9.35%||25.23%||5.61%||6.54% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium * :
|High blood pressure||67.12%||32.88% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium * :
|High blood pressure||0.13%||0.79%||0.79%||2.23%||3.02%||9.84%||19.29%||63.91% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||72.22%||27.78%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||29.41%||70.59% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (379 people, 47.38%)
- Blood pressure (98 people, 12.25%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (68 people, 8.50%)
- Diabetes mellitus (56 people, 7.00%)
- Pain (52 people, 6.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (144 people, 18.00%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (101 people, 12.62%)
- Omeprazole (101 people, 12.62%)
- Furosemide (100 people, 12.50%)
- Clonidine (98 people, 12.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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